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Police seek Parkwood Witnesses

By 13 March 2012

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Parkwood Egg Farm in Macgregor overnight, which has resulted in significant damage to the farm’s production equipment.
Police believe the offender(s) gained entry to the property late last night sometime between 11pm (Monday, March 12) and 6am today (Tuesday, March 13).
The criminal damage included [...]

Ainslie burglar working close to home

By 12 March 2012

A 41-year-old Ainslie man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after police caught him inside a home allegedly committing a burglary this morning (Monday, March 12).
About 1.45 am police were called to a home in Ainslie after the home owner reported someone inside her residence. The home owner heard a window being opened and [...]

Facefit of the Emu Bank mugger

By 9 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance in identifying the man pictured below who robbed a 16-year-old boy at the Belconnen Skate Park at Emu Bank on Monday afternoon (March 5).
About 4.10 pm the boy was approached by a man at the front of Lake Ginninderra College who asked the boy for the time. The boy responded [...]

Still searching for Kathryn Grosvenor’s killer

By 9 March 2012

Police and family have renewed their appeal for anyone who holds information about the murder of Kathryn Grosvenor ten years after her body was found in Lake Burley Griffin.
Today (March 9, 2012) marks 10 years since the body of Kathryn Grosvenor was found in Yarralumla Bay, 200m east of Attunga Point in Lake Burley Griffin. [...]

Hackett IGA the latest victim

By 9 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who have not yet spoken to police in relation to an armed robbery at the IGA Supermarket in Hackett last night (Thursday, March 8).
About 6 pm two men entered the store, which had a number of staff and customers, demanding money from the cash registers. One of the men was [...]

More footage of the Transit wingnut

By 8 March 2012

ACT Policing has released new images of an alleged offender from a serious assault on a 19-year-old woman on Sunday, February 12 outside the Transit Bar in Civic in the hope someone can identify him.
About 3.50 am City Beats Team responded to the assault where the woman had been deliberately struck with a chair and [...]

Did you see the Wanniassa hit and run?

By 7 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit and run in Wanniassa this morning (Wednesday, March 7) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.45am a 65-year-old Wanniassa man was riding his bicycle through the Wheeler Crescent and Fincham Crescent roundabout, when he was struck by a vehicle travelling east through the roundabout.
The man [...]

Robbed at knife point in the Emu Bank Maccas

By 7 March 2012

ACT Policing is investigating a second aggravated robbery in two days where it is believed the same offender is involved.
About 7.30 pm last night, a man and woman were seated in the McDonalds restaurant in Emu Bank when they were approached by a man with a knife.
The offender threatened the pair before fleeing with the [...]

Knife robbery on Emu Bank

By 6 March 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery of a 16-year-old boy, at knifepoint, at the Belconnen Skate Park at Emu Bank yesterday afternoon (Monday, March 5).
About 4.10 pm the boy was approached by a man at the front of Lake Ginninderra College as he walked to meet his mother. The man asked the time [...]

Robbery with scissors

By 6 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at the Foodworks in Pearce last night (Monday, March 5).
About 6.35 pm a man entered the store on Symons Street in Pearce armed with a pair of scissors. He approached the staff member behind the counter and demanded he open the cash register. The [...]

Harvesting the parking meters

By 5 March 2012

Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, March 5) charged with property damage and theft after they were found with three parking meters in the rear seat of their car.
ACT Policing’s Woden Patrol members were in Furneaux Street, Griffith around 4.35am yesterday morning (Sunday, March 4) when they found a [...]

Ute pinball in Gilmore

By 4 March 2012

A 19-year-old man will be charged with high-range drink-driving and negligent driving after his vehicle left the road on a bend, struck a parked car and careered into a house in Gilmore early this morning.
ACT Policing patrols attended the location in Louisa Lawson Crescent, Gilmore around 3.40am today (Sunday, March 4).
When the offender lost control [...]

O’Connor chemist rolled

By 4 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at an O’Connor chemist shop last night (Saturday, March 3).
The offender, wearing dark clothing and a stocking over his head, has entered the premises around 8.40pm and threatened staff with a knife.
He has taken a sum of money, placed it in a bag, and then ran [...]

Taxi basher nabbed. Witness wanted

By 3 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking to speak with a witness who had assisted a taxi driver in distress in Tuggeranong early yesterday morning (Friday, March 2).
The driver allegedly had been assaulted and robbed by a man who had ridden in his cab from the city to Richardson.
When the driver fled on foot from his taxi and [...]

Belconnen unit ablaze

By 3 March 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue is on the scene of an apartment fire in College Street Belconnen.
Firefighters managed to contain the fire within the property then extinguish it.
There was no one inside when fire crews arrived on scene.
The unit has sustained substantial damage.
The cause will be investigated.
7:47pm Friday 2 March 2012
[Courtesy ESA]
UPDATE 03/03/12 12:06: And the [...]

600 speeders busted in February

By 2 March 2012

More than 600 vehicles were detected as speeding by ACT Policing during February, after a month-long campaign in which excessive speed had been targeted.
The highest proportion of drivers (46 per cent) were caught travelling more than 15km/h but less than 30km/h over the speed limit.
A further 95 drivers were caught speeding in school zones, with [...]

Do you remember this panel van from 25 years ago?

By 29 February 2012

Police and family are renewing their appeal to the public on the 25th anniversary of one of Canberra’s longest unsolved hit and run cases which resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy.
About 1 am on Sunday March 1, 1987, Troy Forsyth was walking with three friends on Kent Street in Deakin after attending a [...]

Carjacking leisure centre thief of Greenway

By 29 February 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Greenway last night (Tuesday, February 28).
About 9.45 pm a man entered the Lakeside Leisure Centre on Anketell Street, walking into the office and searching the room. A staff member approached the man and saw he had a small silver bladed knife. The man then fled.
The [...]

Spence sneakthief done for by the dogs of Dunlop

By 29 February 2012

A 27-year-old Spence man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after police arrested him minutes after allegedly committing a burglary.
About 2.40 am this morning (Wednesday, February 29), the residents of a Dunlop home were awoken by their dogs barking.
Upon investigating, the male resident saw the internal garage door was open and a person crawling [...]

Inner north blaggers use green bags

By 28 February 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Lyneham Capital Chemist yesterday afternoon (Monday, February 27).
About 5.50pm a man entered the store and walked to the back of the chemist, demanding staff give him medication. He told the staff he would not hurt them if they complied with his demands.
The offender was given [...]

Someone else’s car, plates, credit card

By 24 February 2012

A 26-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, February 24) charged with a number of property offences.
Members from ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team arrested the man yesterday afternoon in Phillip after a short foot pursuit. The man was seen driving a stolen car into a car park on Antis Street.
The car, a [...]

Alleged Franklin ice queen busted

By 24 February 2012

A 32-year-old woman from Franklin will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, February 24) charged with drug trafficking.
ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team executed a search warrant at the Franklin home yesterday afternoon following a six month investigation.
During the search police located and seized an amount of money, approximately 30 grams of cannabis, 11 pipes [...]

Did you see the Syrian Embassy attackers?

By 23 February 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who may have seen a large group of people, mostly men, gathered in a Canberra car park shortly before the attack on the Syrian embassy earlier this month (Saturday, February 4).
Police believe this group of men, gathered near the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge around 9pm, may have been involved in the [...]

Did you see a rider get cleaned up on at Glenloch yesterday?

By 22 February 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred about 9 am yesterday morning (Tuesday, February 20), which left a motorcyclist with serious injuries.
The collision occurred on the Glenloch Interchange on Tuggeranong Parkway about 150m north of the Lady Denman Drive off-ramp.
All southbound lanes on the parkway were closed for a period of two [...]

Ngunnawal home invasion with guns

By 22 February 2012

ACT Policing is appealing to the public for assistance in identifying two men who forced their way into a home in Ngunnawal last night (Tuesday, February 21).
About 10 pm the residents were woken by loud banging at the front door. One of the residents approached the front door and saw two men wearing dark clothing [...]

Alleged dog mutilating teen to face court this morning

By 22 February 2012

A 16-year-old Northside boy will face the ACT Childrens Court this morning (Wednesday, February 22) charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal causing death.
Police will allege the youth killed at least three dogs by setting them on fire and then dismembering them. The remains of three dogs were located by police in a vacant grass [...]

Tapestry vandalism at the National Library

By 22 February 2012

ACT Policing arrested a man for throwing a cup of coffee onto a $300 000 tapestry on Monday morning (February 20) at the National Library of Australia.
The Myer Tapestry which had been donated to the Library was stained from the liquid. Laboratory staff at the library spent several hours cleaning it in an attempt [...]

Student with a bomb at Lanyon High?

By 21 February 2012

Around 1.15pm today, police were called to Lanyon High School after reports of a 15-year-old student making threats against others.
The school followed procedure and the student was contained within a classroom while other students were relocated from that area into a nearby hall.
The student then ran from the classroom and dropped his school bag within [...]

Bomb squad out in Evatt

By 21 February 2012

ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious package in Evatt that was located by the home owner earlier this morning (Tuesday, February 21).
About 7.30am police received a report of a suspicious package at a residential address in Evatt. Members from Belconnen Police Station attended and requested the Bomb Response Team to the location.
About 9.30am, a number [...]

Missing Deakin man

By 21 February 2012

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for a missing 87-year-old man from Deakin.
The man, Rowen Osborn, was last seen around 3pm yesterday afternoon (February 20) by his family at his home in Deakin.
The missing man is of Caucasian appearance, 180cm (5’11”) tall with a thin build and grey hair. He [...]

The face of a Kambah pizza thief

By 21 February 2012

ACT Policing has released the facefit of a man who robbed a pizza delivery driver in Kambah last week (Thursday, February 16).
About 10:20pm, a pizza delivery driver attended an address in Karney Street, Kambah, to deliver an order. At the address, the delivery driver was approached from behind by a man and woman, who were [...]

The Irish taxi molester of Emu Bank

By 20 February 2012

ACT Policing would like to speak with the man pictured below in relation to an assault which occurred at Emu Bank in Belconnen in the early hours of January 26.
About 2.30am the victim got into the front seat of a taxi and was about to close the door when a man has reached into the [...]

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